Tax Centralization – Project Manager

Place of work

Protifašistických bojovníkov, Košice

Wage (gross)

From 2 000 EUR/month

Contract type


Job description, responsibilities and duties

Role overview: The Tax Centralization – Project Manager, will play a key role supporting the development of a centralized European Indirect Tax Function, as part of an overall strategy to standardize, centralize and automate tax processes.
The role will be based in Europe for the project phase and in Kosice, Slovakia.

- Drive the current work stream of transition of VAT processes to our Shared Services Centers (in Slovakia and in India) to standardize, centralize and automate indirect tax processes across Europe
- Reposition and develop the IT function to a more agile technology partner and business enabler to drive automation of the VAT function
- Contribute to the evolution of the global Tax Centralization model, and support the regional service centers and global Tax functions in optimizing their performance delivery to the business
- Lead and support initiatives to manage to standardize, centralize and automate other Tax related work streams, as well as to closely manage any external partnerships
- Support technology innovation opportunities in order to support the automation, growth and innovation of the Tax function, as well as data analytics and digitalization initiatives
- Support the transition, Internal Controls implementation
- Long term be the head of the function and support countries in tax planning and tax compliance, as well as during local tax audits

Other benefits

As the European SSC for LafargeHolcim our employees can develop their profession in many aspects:
- Daily usage of English language (+ opportunity to learn more languages)
- Develop the technical and soft skills
- Be a part of process improvements

And be motivated with additional benefits and development plan for each specialist:
- Social events and teambuildings
- Sports activities and Multisport card
- Support for local communities and volunteering
- Eco- friendly office
- Fruit days
- Supporting of healthy lifestyle
- Modern Office in the center of Košice
- Discounts at restaurants
- Possibility of Home office
- Possibility for career growth
- Training and development possibilities - soft skills and hard skills
- Language courses
- Young working team
-Referral program

Required education

University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Educational Specialization

Tax, Economics, Auditing, Finance and related fields

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Other knowledge

Project management - expert

Required experience


Personality requirements and skills

Required professional experience:
- Minimum 6 years’ experience leading Tax or Finance transformation programs or projects in complex corporate environments
- Preferably, background in consulting as well as corporate environment
- Experience in a true multinational and multicultural environment

Personality requirements and skills:
- English - advanced (B2 - C1)
- Strong expertise in leading indirect taxes processes in a central shared service center
- Strong expertise in Indirect Tax, Tax digitalization including outsourcing and offshoring
- Should be able to strongly monitor actions / workloads / timing and put tracking mechanisms in place for tangible as well as non-tangible benefits
- Good communicator (verbally and in writing), with informal and collaborative leadership skills, and proven ability to coordinate and lead (project) team members from multiple internal departments and external vendors
- Strong ability in managing key stakeholders
- Proactive and hands-on approach
- Pragmatic and strong execution focus, structured working style
- English advanced – other languages is a plus
- Travel flexibility required

Brief description of the company

European Business Services´s team, located in a modern and dynamic office in the heart of Košice, is providing financial and administration support for LafargeHolcim’s branches within Europe. Our BSC was established in 2014 on green field developing its international projects within Europe.
In the development phase of the company we provide a unique experience to our employees, where they are using their language skills on daily basis (with English as the corporate language), grow professionally with their expertise, and development in the hard skills as well as soft skills area. With team work as one of the main domain we have been able to grow our business in international measures and continue to expand to more countries.

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Main focus of the company's activities

Accounting and auditing activities

Information about the selection process

Do you want to be a part of our BSC? Send us your structured CV in English.
Chosen candidates are contacted by HR for a short phone interview.
Due to capacity reasons we do not contact all candidates.
Candidates CV, who are not contacted via phone, will be saved in our database for future possible cooperation.
Next step is a personal interview with internal HR.

Company address

LafargeHolcim European Business Services s.r.o.
Protifašistických bojovníkov 11
040 01 Košice

ID: 3880094  Dátum zverejnenia: 26.2.2020  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 2 000 EUR/month